Rate of Infant Deaths Tripled Because of This

Learn the ABCs of safe sleep for your littles.

The death rate from asphyxia – a lack of oxygen – has more than doubled for Kansas infants in just three years. According to a report published by the Kansas State Child Death Review Board, co-bedding was found to be one of the common 
causes of death among many 2016 incidents.ide

The safest place for your baby to sleep remains in a crib free from clutter like blankets and stuffed animals.

ABCs of Safe Sleep for Young Children: 
A. alone
B. on their back
C. in an uncluttered crib

In a recent interview with The Wichita Eagle, Christy Schunn, director of the KIDS Network said, “One of the things we ask parents to do is plan for the night, to make a sleeping plan: What am I going to do when the baby wakes up in the middle of the night so that we don’t put them in the bed with them?”

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More on safe sleeping for your family here.

Sandee Gruner

Sandee Gruner

Sandee Gruner is a full-time working mom with a love for writing and communications. She resides in Southern California with her husband and two children, where she enjoys spending time with her family, exploring local attractions and volunteering.

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